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Details for the convict William Newman (1835)

Convict Name:William Newman
Trial Place:Southampton Quarter Session
Trial Date:14 October 1834
Sentence:7 years
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Arrival Details
Ship:England (3)
Arrival Year:1835
 
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  • Researcher (Brian & Toni )
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Biographies

William was convicted of murdering Henry Hodgson(Exmouth 1831).
Source; Sydney Moniter 9 November 1840 page 2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 3 July 2014

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Research notes

William was born about 1813 Hampshire and was convicted at Southampton Quarter Sessions on 14 October 1834 and sentenced to 7 years trnsportation
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 3 July 2014
William arrived Sydney aged about 21 aboard England on 28 September 1835 with his Indent showing trade "blacksmith" and married with two children.
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 3 July 2014
William was convicted on 6 November 1840 of murdering (stabbing)nHenry Hodgson on 16 October 1840 at Patrick Plains NSW and sentenced to death. Source; Sydney Herald 9 & 10 November 1840 pages 2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 3 July 2014
William was hanged on 10 December 1840 in Sydney Source; Australian Chronicle 7 November 1840 page 3 and The Colonist 7 November 1840 page 2
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 3 July 2014

Disclaimer: The information has not been verified by Claim a Convict. As this information is contributed, it is the responsibility of those who use the data to verify its accuracy.

Sources

  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/10, p.74

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